Health - NPC


Approaching public health in partnership with the voluntary sector

By Ruthe Isden
on 20 May 2022

As the Health and Care Bill passes into law there are genuine opportunities to share knowledge and expertise.


Tackling the climate crisis is critical to human health

on 29 October 2021 , 4 minute read

The intimate relationship between health and the environment is becoming increasingly apparent and fragile. As COP26 kicks off, funding in the health-environment intersection will ultimately save lives and our planet.

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Why health should be on all charities’ agenda

on 13 September 2021 , 1 minute read

On 7 September 2021, NPC held an event with the Health Foundation on the long-term impacts of Covid-19 on the nation’s health and how charities can help tackle health inequalities. Full recording here.

social care

We need to reimagine care, not just fix it

By Anna Dixon
on 11 August 2021 , 4 minute read

Successive governments have made little progress on much-needed social care reform. With the pandemic exposing the cracks in our care system, we must now reimagine social care.

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Tips to help your remote project tackle loneliness

on 14 June 2021

The pandemic has taught us that continuous learning is key to adapting services to prevent or reduce loneliness during times of change.

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Mental health and the underfunded environmental determinants

By and Liz Gadd
on 10 May 2021 , 3 minute read

For Mental Health Awareness Week 2021, our Liz Gadd highlights that the interlinkages between mental health and the environment run much deeper and are more complex than climate anxiety or a mood lifting walk in the park.

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Digital mental health services

on 3 February 2021

The impact of Covid-19 on young people's mental health


Trauma-informed approaches

on 1 October 2020

This short guide is written for charity leaders to help you to understand what trauma-informed approaches are, and how to introduce them into your service.


How can the social sector support the further rollout of social prescribing?

on 22 September 2020 , 5 minute read

The government has pledged £5m to increase the rollout of social prescribing. How can the social sector support the further rollout of social prescribing and what risks need to be managed to ensure that it delivers the right outcomes?


Charity care homes

By and Tom Collinge
on 4 September 2020 , 3 minute read

What do we know about the charitable care sector and how it compares to other providers?

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How philanthropists can support treatment and recovery charities

By Oliver Standing
on 6 May 2020 , 6 minute read

For anyone seeking help escaping drugs or alcohol, charities are a lifeline. But coronavirus has turned this network of support upside down. In this case study, Oliver Standing from Collective Voice talks to funders about what philanthropists can do to help.

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How philanthropists can help maternity services adapt

on 8 April 2020

In this case study, our Systems Change Principal, Seth Reynolds, interviews (virtually) Vicky Fobel, Public Affairs and Campaigns Manager at NCT, to learn how they’re adapting and what philanthropists can do to help parenting charities.